We exist to help people find and follow Jesus.
That’s why everything we do is designed around helping you feel noticed, become known, and be cared for.
At The Gathering, we know we weren’t made to live life on our own. We want to help you find true community so you can live the life full of purpose and belonging that Jesus created you to live.
We are family.
We embrace the messiness of life as we love and serve one another through biblical community.
We are always authentic.
We are real people with real issues striving to develop a real faith in Christ.
We gather to scatter.
We want to reach people with the life-changing message of Jesus. Our weekly gathering is to prepare us to “scatter” into the world.
What We Believe
God is the Creator and Ruler of the Universe. He has eternally existed in three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and are one God.
About the Bible
The Bible, both Old and New Testaments, is God’s Word to all. It was written by human authors, under the supernatural guidance of the Holy Spirit. The Scriptures are inspired by God, and are infallible and inerrant in the original manuscripts. They are the unique, full and final authority on all matters of faith and practice, and there are no other writings similarly inspired by God.
Salvation is a gift from God to all people. Men and women can never make up for their sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God’s offer of forgiveness can a person be saved from sin’s penalty. When God has begun a saving working in the heart of any person, He gives assurance in His Word that He will continue performing it until the day of its completion.
The Gathering doesn’t do church membership in the traditional way. We believe that if you call The Gathering your “church home,” that makes you a “member.” We believe a church is a community of dynamic relationships, where we grow, serve, and give of ourselves to others. If that’s you and you’re doing that here with us, then that makes you a “member” of The Gathering! Welcome to the family!
Baptism shows others that a person has made a personal decision to follow Jesus Christ. It represents that a person has accepted Christ’s death on the cross as a substitute judgment for his or her sins; that a new life has begun in Christ.